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|Item 5.02|| |
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On December 22, 2020, Translate Bio, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), announced the departure of John Schroer, Chief Financial Officer, effective as of December 27, 2020 (the “Separation Date”). The Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) will commence a formal search process for the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Company.
(c) On December 21, 2020, the Board appointed Ronald C. Renaud, Jr., the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, as the interim Principal Financial Officer. Mr. Renaud, age 51, has served as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and President since November 2014.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Renaud and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Renaud was selected as an officer. Mr. Renaud has no family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. There are no transactions and no proposed transactions between Mr. Renaud and the Company that would be required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
On December 21, 2020, the Board appointed Robert D. Prentiss as the Company’s interim Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Prentiss, 49, has served as the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller since March 2017, and served as the Director of Finance and Accounting from January 2015 until March 2017. Previously, he served as the Director of Finance and Accounting at Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from August 2011 to September 2014. Mr. Prentiss holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting from Salem State University.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Prentiss and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Prentiss was selected as an officer. Mr. Prentiss has no family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. There are no transactions and no proposed transactions between Mr. Prentiss and the Company that would be required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|TRANSLATE BIO, INC.|
Date: December 22, 2020
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal
Officer and Secretary